Heather Anderson blog

first look

What is a First Look This is a moment when the couple sees each other for the first time on their wedding day. The first look allows couples to share this special moment together in a more private setting instead of down the aisle. Traditionally, couples will wait until the ceremony before locking eyes on […]

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elopement in LA

As your wedding photographer, it is important to me that I am there to guide you and help you plan your perfect day. One of the questions couples usually ask me is if they should do a first look. I have shot hundreds of weddings and I love sharing advice with my couples on the […]

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Santa Cruz Slugs Have a New Kid on Campus Congrats to Maddison and the Entire Class of 2020

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Purposeful, Personalized California Elopements Stress Free Elopements I have teamed up with some of the best in the industry to help you plan an elopement that is stress free. We have created an all inclusive collection with photo, vidoe, planning, florals, HAMU and a little bubbly!! We will also include live streaming which allows you […]

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Life Beyond the Lens When you are chasing your dreams but you feel like giving up where do you turn? How can we serve others when we are feeling drained? Today on my episode of Life Beyond the Lens I dive deep into how to keep chasing your dreams. When life puts up roadblocks how […]

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elopement in southern california

Purposeful, personalized Southern California Elopements Let’s get you lovebirds married!! Your marriage is still cause for celebration, even if it looks a little different.  We specialize in epic and adventurous elopements and we are offer all inclusive elopement collections for couples who won’t let a speed bump get in the way of their wedding day.  […]

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vibrant wedding ideas

This styled shoot has bright, bold and vibrant wedding inspiration. This Mile High Oaks Ranch wedding inspiration was something that made my heart happy. I love bright and vibrant colors and photographing them make me even happier. These bright colors are passionate, romantic and full of life and zest . I loved the little details […]

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I have lived in California my whole life and I absolutely wouldn’t change it for the world. The beaches, the sunsets the people everything about it is beautiful. Over the last week I have shared a lot about elopements. Today I wanted to share some of my favorite places to elope in California. Lake Tahoe: […]

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Alexandra and William were married at Ponte Winery in February and it was such a beautiful day! Alexandra wore a gorgeous all over lace gown for her dress and decided on white florals for her bouquet and babys breath for the ceremony tables. They incorporated wine bottles into the centerpieces and I thought that was […]

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Education is a HUGE part of my business. I love being able to not only teach you about how to handle all things work and life but I also love to learn from you and about you. This week I want to jump on a call with you and here are a few things I […]

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I recognized that weddings merit the same kind of heart-pounding adventure. That’s why I transitioned from fine art photography to adventure elopements, using the medium I love to tell love stories that are as real as the ocean is deep. 

Meet Heather

California elopement photographer

Nature inspired me to chase after awe-inspiring bursts of wonder — watching sunrises from Yosemite mountaintops, backpacking through the red rock landscape of southern Utah, surfing in waves that carelessly crash onto the beach and soaking up island sunsets. 

Let's talk about why I'm really obsessed with what I do.

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And don’t hesitate to have your adventure of a lifetime.

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